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Merseybells news feed as published


'Magic' of the bells will ring on at school - Nelson Mail

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 03:02 PM PST


Nelson Mail

'Magic' of the bells will ring on at school
Nelson Mail
He was a great bell enthusiast and would often play around the Nelson area at various churches, she said. He taught singing and piano, led the Anglican choir at Foxhill, established a harmonic society and eventually formed a company of bellringers. He ...

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Rockin' around the Christmas tree - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 01:40 PM PST


TheChronicleHerald.ca

Rockin' around the Christmas tree
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Vince Clarke's bright keyboards and Andy Bell's soaring voice find the right tone for original tunes, traditional carols and standards such as Silver Bells and White Christmas. Everything sounds ... Now they have finally added to their seasonal ...

It's Christmas time and city churches are gearing up - Times of India

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 12:33 PM PST


It's Christmas time and city churches are gearing up
Times of India
The two bells on top of the tower ring simultaneously to announce the birth of Jesus. "They are more ... "Preparations are already underway and we have started with practice of the choir," informs Rev Satish Kumar Nanda, the priest in charge ...

“No More Silence” Event this Saturday to Honor Newtown Victims - TheAlternativePress.com

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 12:03 PM PST


“No More Silence” Event this Saturday to Honor Newtown Victims
TheAlternativePress.com
The church is located at 326 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell. First Presbyterian Church, located at 326 Bloomfield Avenue, ... All events will include a communal bell-ringing to honor the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook tragedy along with a promise to ...

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The Bars of Irony - CounterPunch

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 11:03 AM PST


The Bars of Irony
CounterPunch
It was all those things and more, and yet, when all is said and done it was just a simple protest. The Action ... On Monday before Thanksgiving, Guinn and I began our vigil on the steps of the Capitol, choosing the replica of the Liberty Bell as our ...

Ski destinations where apres-ski is no afterthought - Newsday

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 10:06 AM PST


Ski destinations where apres-ski is no afterthought
Newsday
The fifth-story Bell Tower overlooks the city and faces west for a perfect sunset view. We suggest the bell ringer margarita, with Tanteo jalapeño-infused tequila, jalapeño juice, Patron Citronge liqueur, and lemon and lime juice. It's served in a ...

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Salvation Army major sets world record for handbell ringing - Fontana Herald-News

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 10:04 AM PST


Salvation Army major sets world record for handbell ringing
Fontana Herald-News
Despite very cold temperatures, Salvation Army Major Butch Soriano set a new world record for the longest continuous hand bell ringing by an individual -- 105 hours -- at a store in Colton last week. Beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 9 a.m., Soriano ...

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Local need 'is not just something we read about' - North Kitsap Herald

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 10:00 AM PST


Local need 'is not just something we read about'
North Kitsap Herald
Fortunately, giving to the Poulsbo Lions/Raab Foundation Bellringer Fund enables the Society of St. Vincent de Paul to meet human needs not just during the holiday season, but year-round. Money donated to the Poulsbo ... 19, 4-7 p.m., at St. Olaf's ...

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Bells to toll for Nelson Mandela - Western Advocate

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 09:35 AM PST


Bells to toll for Nelson Mandela
Western Advocate
“This very talented choir has a number of songs that have been inspired by Nelson Mandela's service to his country, as part of their performing repertoire,” bell tower captain Chris Bacon said. The choir will sing for around 15 minutes before the bells ...

Church is to re-open - Harborough Mail

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 07:42 AM PST


Harborough Mail

Church is to re-open
Harborough Mail
St Peter and St Paul in Great Bowden will celebrate the completion of the work withcarols on the Green from 6pm, followed by refreshments in the church and bell ringing. The Rev James Shakespeare is inviting people ... The vicar, who abseiled down the ...

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Where après-ski is no afterthought - Newsday

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 07:12 AM PST


Where après-ski is no afterthought
Newsday
The fifth-story Bell Tower overlooks the city and faces west for a perfect sunset view. We suggest the bell ringer margarita, with Tanteo jalapeño-infused tequila, jalapeño juice, Patron Citronge liqueur, and lemon and lime juice. It's served in a ...

Many Christmas activities are on-going in the local region - TriCities.com

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 07:07 AM PST


Many Christmas activities are on-going in the local region
TriCities.com
15, 3 p.m. Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer, $5, 276-783-6092 or www.thelincoln.org. ROCKY MOUNT CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS: Piney Flats, 200 Hyder Hill Road, Dec. 13, 14, 4:30-8 p.m. Rocky ...

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS: Dec. 13 - Wicked Local Plymouth

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 07:03 AM PST


FAIRS AND FESTIVALS: Dec. 13
Wicked Local Plymouth
A charming Christmas story unfolds as you tour the mill and discover some traditions of long ago; the holly and the ivy, sugar plums, warm cider and gingerbread, roasted chestnuts, carol singing and ringing sleigh bells. Tours begin at 4 p.m. .... 13 ...

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Newtown massacre anniversary brings fresh call for gun curbs - South China Morning Post

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 06:27 AM PST


Newtown massacre anniversary brings fresh call for gun curbs
South China Morning Post
Reverend Gary Hall, dean of the Episcopal cathedral, called on the nation's elected leaders "to find the moral courage and the political will" to enact tougher gun laws. Find the moral courage and the political will to enact tougher gun laws ...

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A look back in wonder - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 04:41 AM PST


Sydney Morning Herald

A look back in wonder
Sydney Morning Herald
Watching the tide gurgle through the streets was fascinating and, even under water, Venice was splendid with floating palaces and churches adrift. I finally gave in to a ... Two o'clock in the morning may seem a strange time to climb 5200 steps but Sri ...

Great George tolls to celebrate life of Mandela - University of Bristol

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 04:40 AM PST


Great George tolls to celebrate life of Mandela
University of Bristol
Matthew is the newly elected chairman of the Bristol branch of the Gloucester and Bristol Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers, and is encouraging the ringing of other bells in the city at the same time. Great George is usually quiet except for ...

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Cathedral bells ring at school's carol service - Watford Observer

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 03:44 AM PST


Watford Observer

Cathedral bells ring at school's carol service
Watford Observer
... as hush descended when Maximilian Mollenhauer-Starkl, a Year 9 pupil, began to sing the first verse of 'Once in Royal David's City' as a solo." Before the service pupils were able to ring the bells with the help of well known campanologist Mr Austin.

MacGillvray to enter Order of Canada - Cape Breton Post

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 03:15 AM PST


MacGillvray to enter Order of Canada
Cape Breton Post
The tower's carillon will ring out a special noontime performance featuring the music of famed Cape Breton singer/songwriter Allister MacGillivray who is being invested as a member of the Order of Canada at Rideau Hall today. "To be honest, it is every ...

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Christmas tree festival lights up Cuckfield - Mid Sussex Times

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 01:59 AM PST


Mid Sussex Times

Christmas tree festival lights up Cuckfield
Mid Sussex Times
A congregation of Christmas trees glittered in a church as Cuckfield enjoyed the run up to the festive season. Crowds enjoyed 77 ... And the wedding dates of couples were recorded on the Cuckfield Bellringers romantic Wedding Bells Tree. In a busy ...

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Hospital gets into the festive spirit with charity Christmas fair - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 01:40 AM PST


Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Hospital gets into the festive spirit with charity Christmas fair
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Father Christmas and his helpers meet patient Logan Fowler-Leader who came down from the ward at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) Christmas Fayre. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY. Father Christmas and a flock of alpacas made ... Entertainment was ...

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Mourners prepare for Newtown vigil - Independent Online

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 01:36 AM PST


Independent Online

Mourners prepare for Newtown vigil
Independent Online
“As Christians, we follow one who died at the hands of human violence,” said the Episcopal cathedral's dean Gary Hall, noting that more than 30 000 have died this year in firearm-related incidents. “We call our elected leaders to find the moral courage ...

2013-12-13T01:40:00Z Entertainment Calendar Twin Falls Times-News - Twin Falls Times-News

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 12:50 AM PST


2013-12-13T01:40:00Z Entertainment Calendar Twin Falls Times-News
Twin Falls Times-News
Includes free-standing and wall-mounted flowers and artworks, fire pit, Eiffel tower model, floral cross, truck bike rack, wall tent heater, tables, smoker, coat racks, clocks and yard swing. Proceeds go to the welding program and for scholarships ...

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Cantigas has holiday concert - The Jersey Journal - NJ.com

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 12:46 AM PST


Cantigas has holiday concert
The Jersey Journal - NJ.com
... Aurora Sarumida from Japan; and audience sing-a-longs of “Deck the Halls” and “Ocho Kadelikas.” Collectively, the choir will perform songs like “Wir Eilen Mit Schwachen,” “Carol of the Bells,” “Ding Dong Merrily on High,” and local composer and ...

WEEKEND: Voices, instruments to mix in Friday/Sunday Port Townsend concerts - Peninsula Daily

Posted: 13 Dec 2013 12:30 AM PST


WEEKEND: Voices, instruments to mix in Friday/Sunday Port Townsend concerts
Peninsula Daily
PORT TOWNSEND — The Wild Rose Chorale, the Port Townsend Youth Chorus, the Community Bell Choir and members of Ukuleles United will get together for concerts tonight and Sunday afternoon at First Presbyterian Church, 1111 Franklin St. The singers and ...

£3m bid to save bell foundry building - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 11:09 PM PST


£3m bid to save bell foundry building
LoughboroughEcho.net
LOUGHBOROUGH Bell Foundry is trying to raise around £3m to save its Victorian building after suffering a number of maintenance problems. Taylor's Bell Foundry, in Freehold Street, is renowned for making the biggest bell in Britain – the Great Paul bell ...

Towering task for bell volunteers - Bury Free Press

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 10:25 PM PST


Bury Free Press

Towering task for bell volunteers
Bury Free Press
Tower captain David Ward said: “The bell being lowered in the photographs was the third, which weighs about 200 to 250kg. The heaviest bell is about 550kg.” The bells also had to be steadied as they passed the tower's grand spiral staircase, cast in ...

Out & About Calendar - Macon Telegraph (blog)

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 09:46 PM PST


Macon Telegraph (blog)

Out & About Calendar
Macon Telegraph (blog)
Featuring Kim Meeks with songs of the season, Middle Georgia Youth Ballet, handbell choir from Highland Hills Baptist Church, magic, music and merriment. Tickets available at the .... 21: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (Jim Carrey version). Bring a ...

Keep on pressing for gun law curbs, crowd encouraged at Newtown vigil - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 09:02 PM PST


Keep on pressing for gun law curbs, crowd encouraged at Newtown vigil
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Matt McClain/The Washington Post. Miranda Pacchiana, center, of Newtown, Conn., holds a candle at the conclusion of the vigil Thursday at the Washington National Cathedral to remember those who lost their lives because of gun violence ...

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Donna Reed's daughter to join in 'Wonderful Life' festivities - Finger Lakes Times

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 08:56 PM PST


Donna Reed's daughter to join in 'Wonderful Life' festivities
Finger Lakes Times
There will be Christmas carols at Trinity Church on lower Fall Street from 3:30 to 4 p.m. followed by bell ringing throughout the community at 4:15 p.m. A concert by the Seneca Singers will conclude the weekend at 5 p.m. at the Seneca Falls Library ...

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Newtown school shooting remembered with Washington vigil - NDTV

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 07:16 PM PST


NDTV

Newtown school shooting remembered with Washington vigil
NDTV
"As Christians, we follow one who died at the hands of human violence," said the Episcopal cathedral's dean Gary Hall, who noted that 32,000 have died in firearm-related incidents in the United States this year. "We call our elected leaders to find the ...

Few tickets remain for holiday concert, sing-along - Times Press Recorder

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 06:23 PM PST


Few tickets remain for holiday concert, sing-along
Times Press Recorder
15, in the Clark Center for the Performing Arts in Arroyo Grande. //Contributed. A few tickets ... feature performances by the Village Carolers from Studio Sing, Sing, Sing and the Grande Bell Ringers from the First United Methodist Church of Arroyo ...

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First Congregational to Present Xmas Concert - Alameda Sun

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 06:15 PM PST


First Congregational to Present Xmas Concert
Alameda Sun
Janice Peterson, the church's music director, will conduct the Resounding Joy Ringers Hand Bell Choir and the Chancel Choir accompanied by Ron Jones, percussionist. Steel drums and congas will also accompany various guest soloists as they perform both ...

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New pagoda reveals Ninh Binh's soul - VietNamNet Bridge

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 06:12 PM PST


VietNamNet Bridge

New pagoda reveals Ninh Binh's soul
VietNamNet Bridge
It is 4.2m long and weighs 500kg. The bell, which is bronze mixed with gold, hangs high in a region of mountains and rivers. People can hear its sonorous vibrations from 10km away. From the bell-tower, visitors pass a lawn to arrive in a sanctum ...

Red Kettle money collected in Fallon stays in Fallon - Nevada Appeal

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 06:00 PM PST


Red Kettle money collected in Fallon stays in Fallon
Nevada Appeal
Francie Lee, left, and Samantha Lamb volunteer as bell ringers for the Salvation Army's Red Kettle program. ... He added that volunteers from other churches have also donated their time. ... He said volunteers staff the telephone around the clock ...

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Local Deaths- Dr. Michael David Dobbins - Alameda Sun

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 05:59 PM PST


Local Deaths- Dr. Michael David Dobbins
Alameda Sun
Funeral mass will also be at St. Joseph Basilica at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14. A reception is to follow immediately after ... In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Golden Gate Boys Choir and Bellringers, www. ggbc.org. Holy Angels Sorensen ...

Competition winning images are revealed - Evesham Observer

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 04:12 PM PST


Evesham Observer

Competition winning images are revealed
Evesham Observer
Second place was awarded to Katarzyna Urbanik Pociask, for her impressive shot of Evesham's Bell Tower. “We received some fantastic entries, which made choosing a winner a difficult job,” said CT Wong, store director at Specsavers Evesham. “But we ...

Kilmersdon, Som

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

Tenor wt is precise rather than approx

Soham, Cambs

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST

All ringing by arrangement only, from now onwards

Fox Valley charitable giving making a comeback after economic downturn - Appleton Post Crescent

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 02:05 PM PST


Fox Valley charitable giving making a comeback after economic downturn
Appleton Post Crescent
“That's keeping donors home and also bell ringers,” said Robb Waugus, director of communications and financial development with the Salvation Army-Fox Cities. “With that, we still have the same number of match days each year, and that's really been the ...

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Middle Street Walk features art, music, and stories from the past - Wicked Local

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 01:06 PM PST


Middle Street Walk features art, music, and stories from the past
Wicked Local
Some of the highlights from the Middle Street walk included tours of city hall tower with Maggie Rosa, Gingerbread contest winners on display, trolley rides along Middle Street, Sargent House Museum tours, jazz performance at Sawyer Free Library: buoys ...

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Weekly entertainment calendar - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted: 12 Dec 2013 11:15 AM PST


Weekly entertainment calendar
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
5 O'Clock Club: Don Weast with Gary Meisner & Tom McGirr, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. .... 15, DJ Publique, 10 p.m. Dec. 15, 932 E. Chambers St. Club Garibaldi: The Tire Buddys, Magma Dragon, Control, 7 p.m. Dec. 13, Valerie June, 9 p.m. Dec. 14, 2501 S ...

What's Happening - Willcox Range News

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 11:05 AM PST


What's Happening
Willcox Range News
Sacred Heart Christmas raffle. Sacred Heart Church is holding a Christmas raffle of a 24” x 32” portrait with Our Lady of Guadalupe and Blessed Pope John Paul II. Tickets are $1 per ticket or six for $5. Tickets will be on sale after Saturday and ...

The Incorrupt Corpse Of George Calciu - The American Conservative

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 10:43 AM PST


The Incorrupt Corpse Of George Calciu
The American Conservative
One night, Fr. George heard the joyful peal of many church bells: It was Easter. Early the next morning, the worst guard in the prison—who delighted in torture—entered the priest's cell. He should have turned his face to the wall. Instead, Fr. George ...

A Half Century Later, Burlington's Austin Handbell Choir Is Still Ringing - Seven Days

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 07:08 AM PST


A Half Century Later, Burlington's Austin Handbell Choir Is Still Ringing
Seven Days
The Austin Handbell Choir, of Burlington's First Congregational Church, has been performing for 50 years. You read that right: 50. Since the Beatles came to America. And the group ... Tower bell ringers' enthusiasm for practicing the complicated ...

Ukraine protests: US 'disgust' at heavy police tactics - Channel 4 News

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 04:53 AM PST


Ukraine protests: US 'disgust' at heavy police tactics
Channel 4 News
Protesters were equally vocal about their fear overnight, with figures from politicians to priests pleading with police not to shed blood. Some protesters held mobile phones in the air like candles and sang the national anthem, while church bells rang ...

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Ukrainian police battle for control of Kiev square - CANOE

Posted: 11 Dec 2013 02:28 AM PST


Ukrainian police battle for control of Kiev square
CANOE
KIEV - Ukrainian riot police moved in force early on Wednesday into part of the Kiev square where protesters are demonstrating agai
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